Monthly Archives: October 2018

Glad you asked that: Please help me understand how my Janome Buttonhole foot works.

Sewing Buttonholes can be one of the most feared techniques in sewing. Believe me, for a long time I have chosen a zipper over a buttonhole on every project that asked for it. But then I got my Janome Skyline … Continue reading

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ARTISTIC DIGITIZER PART 7: Pattern/Design Information

Embroidery design information is essential in helping to choose the fabric, stabilizer, thread weight, and colors.  Artistic Digitizer aids our decision making by providing all these little details right on the screen for us. Open the program and bring in … Continue reading

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JANOME HAND LOOK QUILTING

Did you know you can do “hand quilting” by machine? Yes, you can……in a fraction of the time it takes to put your thimble on your finger, run your thread through bees wax and then try to do that rocking … Continue reading

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Automatic Presser Foot Lifter on the Janome MC9400

One of the very helpful features on the Janome MC9400 is the automatic presser foot lift function. While you might be used to raising and lowering your presser foot manually, the Janome MC9400 has an automatic presser foot lifter that … Continue reading

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Glad you asked that……What is tapered stitching?

The question is: What is Tapered stitching? How can I automatically taper my stitches at an angle at the beginning and/or the end of rows of stitching?  Think in terms of lovely satin stitching with 45 degree mitered corners on a … Continue reading

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It’s time for the Creativ Festival in Mississauga, Ontario

YES…….it has rolled around again: one of the largest sewing and craft shows in Canada is happening this week at International Centre, Hall 5, Airport Road, Mississauga. Check out this link for more info. As usual, Janome and Elna will … Continue reading

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Fall Creativ Festival shows in Western Canada

During the month of September, I had the privilege of attending the Alberta Creativ Festival in Edmonton and Calgary. I had no idea that so much work was involved in setting up the Janome booth! In Edmonton, we worked with Johnson’s … Continue reading

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NEW Sewing tool: the Janome TAPE STAND

Here is another great NEW sewing tool brought to you from Janome!   Do you have a tape binder for your Janome Coverpro or a Janome Quilt Binder set for your quilt binding? Did you wonder what to do with … Continue reading

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